Spying fears prompt smartphone ban for Iran officials

Iranian officials with access to classified information will be forbidden from using smartphones in connection with their work because of fears of espionage, a security official said Saturday.

Officials say deeply personal information in hackers' hands

Deeply personal information submitted by U.S. intelligence and military personnel for security clearances—mental illnesses, drug and alcohol use, past arrests, bankruptcies and more—is in the hands of hackers linked to ...

YouTube getting into game of streaming play

YouTube on Friday said it is creating an online arena devoted to video game play, jumping onto a hot "e-sports" trend and challenging Amazon-owned Twitch.

US data breach is intelligence coup for China

The hacking of millions of US government employees is likely part of an effort by Chinese intelligence for long-term profiling—and possibly more nefarious things.

Chinese hackers got US security files: report

A data breach of millions of US government employees allowed Chinese hackers to access sensitive information including security clearances of the workers and contractors, the Washington Post said.